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Numark Bite And Stings Relief Cream - 10g

Based on 6 reviews
Numark
£2.29
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£2.29
Checked for Accuracy by James O'Loan . CEO & Prescribing Pharmacist . on 20/09/2021

What is Numark Bites and Stings Cream?

Numark Bites and Stings Cream is a treatment cream for insect bites and stings that works fast to relieve itching and irritation in the affected area. Ideal for those looking for simple relief from insect bites and stings that works fast.

 

How to use Numark Bites and Stings Cream

Before using Numark Bites and Stings Cream, wash your hands thoroughly. Apply a small amount of Numark Bites and Stings Cream to the affected area once or twice a day. Massage in gently and do not cover the area with a dressing or plaster. Repeat treatment for a maximum of 2 – 3 days.

How does hydrocortisone treat bites and stings?

Numark Bites and Stings Cream contains the active ingredient hydrocortisone, which is a corticosteroid. It works to ease swelling and irritation caused by insect bites and stings, helping the area to heal naturally in its own time.

What happens when you get an insect bite?

When you get an insect bite or sting, a small, red lump will appear in the affected area of your skin. These bites and stings are usually harmless and clear up in a couple of hours to a couple of days. Sometimes an insect bite can become infected or the person who received the bite may have a mild allergic reaction which can prolong the healing process.

 

Why do I need to answer questions to buy this product?

You do not need a prescription for Numark Bites and Stings Cream, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist4U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure this product is the best choice for you.

 

When should Numark Bites and Stings Cream not be used?

Numark Bites and Stings Cream is not suitable for use on children under the age of 10. Do not use this product if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of the other listed ingredients. For external use only, keep out of contact with eyes, anal, or genital region. Do not use on broken skin, including acne. Numark Bites and Stings Cream is not suitable for use on bites that do not come from insects or any other skin condition. Do not use Numark Bites and Stings Cream if you have:

  • A bacterial infection (e.g. impetigo)
  • A viral infection (e.g. cold sores)
  • A fungal infection (e.g. athlete’s foot or thrush)

Why do I need to answer questions to buy this product?

You do not need a prescription for Numark Bites and Stings Cream, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist4U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure this product is the best choice for you.

 

Storage information

Store in a cool, dry place out of sight and reach of children. Do not use after the expiry date, referring to the last day of the month stated on the packaging.  Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Important information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

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Active Ingredients

  • Hydrocortisone
Product Data
Days Supply
3
Active Ingredient(s)
Hydrocortisone
Manufacturer
Numark

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